June 2011

Stepping Stone by Cornerstone White Rocks! 2010

photograph of wine crate with the words unconventional. the coolest whites we’ve ever had in script Stepping Stone by Cornerstone White Rocks! 2010 copyright EatonAlive.

“The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.” — Edward Vernon Rickenbacker In a word, it rocks! Stepping Stone by Cornerstone White Rocks! is not your conventional California white wine, and that’s exactly the point. Cornerstone Napa is known for their elegant (and expensive) cabernets. Last […]

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Discover the Land of Don Quixote – D.O. La Mancha

Image of windmills on a hill, beckoning the world to come to D.O. La Mancha to discover the land of Quixote

“Thou hast seen nothing yet.”  —  Miguel de Cervantes Wine Harlots are part of the La Mancha Project. We’ll be writing about our experiences in Spain, and the wines of D.O. La Mancha, the biggest wine producing region in the world. The articles will be inter-mixed on the La Mancha website, Quixote Wine and on […]

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Dourthe La Grande Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2010

bottleshot of Dourthe La Grande Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2010 - sunshine in a bottle

“Sun is shining. Weather is sweet. Make you wanna move your dancing feet.”— Bob Marley Sunshine in a bottle. Dourthe La Grande Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2010 is a glass of golden light. Light gold in color with a nuanced floral and citrus on the nose with flavors of grapefruit and mineral notes on the palate. The […]

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Boxwood Estate Topiary Rosé 2010

photograph of Boxwood Winery's Topiary Rose 2010 with a background of a painting of a red hair woman looking longingly at the bottle

“The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.”  —  Salvador Dali No idiots at Boxwood Estate (unless of course the Wine Harlots are in the house) but there’s poetry in every glass. The Boxwood Estate Topiary Rosé 2010 […]

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Domaine Chandon California Rosé

bottleshot of Domaine Chandon California Rosé is a great union of chardonnay and pinot noir. The color is an intense Schiaparelli pink.

“California is the only state in the union where you can fall asleep under a rose bush in full bloom and freeze to death.” — W. C. Fields   Well, if you’re going to be sleeping outdoors, California is the place to be. Hang out with the Wine Harlots, we’ll keep you warm on those […]

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A Night in Lisbon

image for Second Glass' Night in Lisbon event, with a beautiful woman with a red flower in her hair contemplating a glass of red wine

    Aren’t we all longing to go to Portugal? But with the cost of summer airfare and the crush of tourist season in full swing, it’s not a viable option for everyone. But if you’re in Boston, Portugal will come to you this week. The Second Glass is presenting A Night in Lisbon on […]

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Les Deux Rives Corbières Rosé 2010

Bottleshot of Les Deux Rives Corbières Rosé 2010, a perfect summer wine. Copyright EatonAlive

“All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud, and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson   Summer is reason enough to drink rosé, and Les […]

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Layer Cake Wines Exercise Program

Video link for Jayson Woodbridge of Layer Cake's Exersise Workout for Wino's

There are many perks about wine writing. Voluminous amounts of wine samples, winemaker dinners, trade tastings, wine junkets (with each wine region showing off their winemaking and culinary skills to the max.) The downside? See above. Drinking your meals takes a toll, my friend. With all vast amounts of wine and food wine writers are […]

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